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  • If you are ruminating on what to plant in your garden, re-landscaping or adding to the home landscape, you may be considering any number of . What is a perennial then, and what other perennial plant facts may influence your decision?

    Plant propagation is an important step in producing additional plants in the garden or home. Take a look at some of the different forms of plant propagation in this article. Click here to learn more.

  • You can grow your own transplants by starting seed three to eight weeks prior to planting in the garden. Green beans and cucumbers are ready to plant in three weeks, while tomatoes and peppers take six to eight weeks to grow a transplant.

    There are times when we gardeners simply run out of time to properly plant everything in the garden that we bought. A solution that can give a gardener a little more time is to heel in plants. Learn more here.

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    Tree-of-heaven, Ailanthus altissima, is one of the few trees that can grow in abandoned alleys, gutters, and broken sidewalks, or just about anywhere that is not in shade.  It grows very quickly, and competes aggressively for sunlight in newly developing forests.  Disturbed sites are often dominated by tree-of-heaven.  Pull these seedlings whenever you see them; once they have grown for a few years they are extremely difficult to get rid of.  Reducing the number of trees will reduce the yearly output of seeds.  Other common weeds which are invasive plants are multiflora rose, Rosa multiflora; garlic mustard, Allaria petiolata; and lesser celandine, Ranunculus ficaria.  Although these plants are not often planted intentionally in gardens or offered for sale, they have the ability to spread if not controlled.

  • The real joy behind miniature gardening is the fact that you garden with real trees, shrubs and bedding plants. When gardening in oversized pots and containers, you have the space to bring more “garden” to your project, and watch the plants and trees grow in and weave themselves together. I go further into depth in my new book, , about how to get more out of less by applying a few simple rules to your own plans and designs. So let us get get on to Part II with more tips, tricks and techniques on planting miniature gardens in large pots.

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So glad you want to grow ! As you can tell from , I really love it. As for whether you can plant now, it depends on where you live and plant availability. If you’re in a colder, northern region, you might still be able to find plants. If you’re in a southern region, though, it’s a bit too late. But it’s never too late to think ahead and plan to include this plant in your garden this fall or next spring!